There are many grants, scholarships and other funding opportunities available for residents and organisations within the Electorate of Maiwar. I'm always keen to support community groups and organisations to receive the funding they need. If you need help getting funding, or would like a letter of support from me, please get in touch. If you know of funding opportunities not on our list, please email us with the details.
- MaiWarriors! Our small grants program for school-aged students to support social and environmental justice projects.
- Maiwar Electorate Office Community Grants- my office can offer small funding and support for local community groups, schools and organisations. We can also assist with fundraising by donating raffle prizes and other support. Please get in touch via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Transurban Community Grants - Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects that generate social and environmental benefits for communities along Linkt Brisbane’s road corridors, which includes the Logan and Gateway motorways, Go Between Bridge, AirportlinkM7, Clem7 and Legacy Way. Rounds open every 6 months.
- The Backing Indigenous Arts (BIA) initiative aims to build sustainable and ethical Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts industries.
- The Get Planning Spaces program provides funding to Queensland based state level sport and active recreation organisations, local governments and other relevant peak organisations to develop quality, evidence-based sport and recreation infrastructure planning documents.
Community Benefit Funding Grants
- Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, which distributes revenue from gaming taxes
- The GCBF and QUT's Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies are also hosting the Power of Community conference on 21 November 2019, where attendees can receive free advice and support on marketing, fundraising volunteer management and governance for community organisations.
Brisbane City Council offers grants and funding under an number of programs, including for Men's Sheds, health and physical activity programs, projects that improve access and inclusion, services that increase community identity and connections, improve social inclusion, respond to emerging community needs and social issues, and/or increase skills, knowledge and understanding within the community sector, organisational development/ community facility maintenance for Brisbane-based non-profits, rates credits for community groups facing financial hardship and/or providers of affordable housing in Brisbane, and via the Lord Mayor’s Community Fund for local community projects that help make Brisbane a friendly and safe, active and healthy, clean and green or vibrant and creative city.